Live Music & Fun with 1500 of Your Closest Friends!
Music – Food – Drinks – Dancing – Community
Alive After 5 is Downtown’s most anticipated summer concert series that runs June 16 to July 28, 2022. Each concert takes place weekly, Thursday evenings, from 5:00pm -8:00pm at a different outdoor venue in downtown Billings.
The series’ entertainment line-up changes annually and ranges from local and regional favorites to nationally touring bands.
Thursday, July 28
Location: outside of Tiny’s Tavern, 323 N. 24th St.
Band: Cole & the Thornes
Cole & the Thornes is a mountain reggae band based out of Bozeman, MT.
Admission for Alive After 5 remains free for the public, however, 21 and older individuals wishing to consume alcohol must purchase a $2 wristband at one of the Purple tents.
The $10 V.I.P Experience:
Each concert includes a special shaded V.I.P area with chairs, tables, ice cold bottled water, and easy access to one of the event bar locations. Only Twenty-six $10 V.I.P wristbands are available each week on a first come first serve basis. To reserve your spot in the V.I.P area either visit the DBA office located at 116 N. 29th Street suite A or call (406) 294-5060, Monday – Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm to pre-pay and reserve your V.I.P spots.
July 14 – Repeat Offenders @ Montana Brewing Co.
July 21 – Favorite Sons @Walkers Grill
July 28 – Cole & the Thrones @ Tiny’s Tavern
View the full downtown event calendar HERE
Or contact, firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of volunteer opportunities.
The Alive After 5 downtown concert series was started in 2003 by a group of downtown restaurant & property owners led by the Publisher of the Gazette. The anchoring hosts included Walkers, McCormick’s, Pug Mahons, The Rex, and Montana Brewing Co and began with just 5 summer concerts around downtown. Tiny’s Tavern added in as an anchoring host in 2004. Over the years, the idea grew from the initial 5 concerts a summer to, at its biggest 14 concerts, to its current state.
Most of the DBA signature events such as St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Strawberry Festival, Harvest Fest, Holiday parade, Christmas Stroll, First Friday efforts, and more, are not revenue generators for the DBA, but are coordinated in efforts to bring people to downtown boosting the vitality of the downtown businesses. AA5 not only brings people downtown it is also one of the few revenue generating events thrown by the DBA. The revenue generated by the AA5 series helps sustain the coordination and facilitation of the other DBA community-centric events throughout the year.
If you would be interested in more information on hosting an Alive After 5 in the future please, contact our Event Director.
Our 2022 Season Sponsors: